Miss Illinois Teen USA – Arianna Thompson


As founder of the organization “Taking Up Space,” Arianna Thompson has made it her mission to encourage women to embrace their unique identities and not succumb to the restrictive norms imposed by society. In addition to her philanthropic work, she’s a driven and accomplished student. Arianna serves on the Student Council, Freshmen Mentorship Program, Principal’s Advisory Council and as a varsity cheerleader. Following her senior year of high school, Arianna will attend The University of Alabama. There, she plans to major in political science and eventually become a civil rights attorney, in hopes of making a lasting impact on others.